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Charles James Richardson (1806 - 1871)

Soane Office drawings: three designs for the Bank of England in one frame: 1. Elevation of the S Front and 2. Perspective from the NW, drawn by Charles James Richardson. 3. Perspective from the NE, drawn by George Bailey (1792-1860)

Watercolour on paper

Museum number: P9

Curatorial note

These three watercolour views are in a frame designed specially to be fixed to the Dance Cabinet, with bun feet to enable it to sit on one of its ledges. This indicates that the works were put into this frame after Soane's acquisition of the cabinet in 1836.

Literature

J. Soane, Description, 1832, p.xii
Helen Dorey, 'The Historic Framing and presentation of watercolours, drawings and prints at Sir John's Museum', in ed. Nancy Bell, Historic Framing and Presentation of Watercolours and Prints, Proceedings of the Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation June 1996, pp. 20-31


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